Fence Construction Etiquette

Your Neighbours and Fence Construction It can be a pain dealing with neighbours and property line issues. Whether it’s a fence, deck or other structure, people can get a little touchy when it comes to their property. Knowing this, we can avoid the awkwardness and potential miscommunication at the onset of any project if we

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2019 Kitchen Trends

2019 kitchen trends are all about drama and contrast with artistic details. Colour Palettes of black and white for sharp contrast with matte black fixtures creates a very elegant kitchen. White kitchens are a classic but today’s white kitchens have added drama with painted cabinets in blues and greens and warm stained woods. Appliances in

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2019 Lighting Trends

LED lighting is showing up everywhere. This energy efficient technology also offers a great deal of flexibility, allowing for the design of unique, sculptural pieces with architectural details. Flexible Genius The Tamasera pendant light by Eglo uses LED lighting technology to create adjustable lighting zones that can be used to direct the light and create

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Pantone Colour of the Year 2019

Pantone has announced their colour of the year for 2019, “an animating and life-affirming coral hue with a golden undertone that energizes and enlivens with a softer edge” called Living Coral. We’ve created four Living Coral design boards which show different ways to incorporate this bold colour into your home decor. 4 Ways to Use

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Designer Holiday Glam Tips

Designer Yvonne Whelan enjoys decorating her home for the holidays and usually changes up her holiday décor every two years to keep it fresh and interesting. This particular look is all about fun glamour, focusing heavily on neutral metallics like silver and gold with texture and a pop of bright color in the form of

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Go for Gold in the Kitchen

Gold and brass accents are a popular choice for kitchens right now, showing up in everything from faucets to light fixtures to decorative accents, hardware and trims. Gold is a great accent color, working well in a wide variety of styles. Here, we have three gorgeous kitchens each with a vastly different style personality –

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Luxe Kitchen Renovation

A dark, cramped kitchen undergoes a renovation for a bright, organized, open concept makeover. This uninspiring twenty-year-old kitchen was very long and narrow, lacking storage and accessibility. The original plan to remove a wall to make room for a larger kitchen had to be reconsidered when it was discovered that it would require a major

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Beautiful Bathroom on a Budget

Bathrooms are one of the most costly rooms to renovate and for that reason, showing a home with an outdated bathroom may turn away buyers who overestimate what it will cost to update the space. If you’re planning to put your home on the market, here are a few cost-effective updates you can make that

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Light and Bright Home Design

Designer Sarah-Marie Lackey designs a home to maximize natural light. A couple in their sixties were looking for a home in which they could retire. They wanted a light and bright color scheme with plenty of room to entertain their large family. “The goal of the project was to bring in as much light as

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Beach Vibe Décor

A small front room gets a family-friendly, open concept makeover. Canadian Home Trends discusses the transformation of a small front room into a beautiful living and dining space with Lori Steeves of Simply Home Decorating. Tell us a about the design and layout. This space is home to a family of four who wanted to

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